Hostels in Sierra Nevada - Services and Prices 2020/21 Season
Sierra Nevada hostels have a long tradition of sheltering mountaineers and nature lovers all year round. They are vey comfortable and affordable.
There are two hostels (albergues) in Sierra Nevada: Inturjoven, located near Los Peñones public parking and the CAR (High Performance Center), and the Albergue Universitario in the highest area of the ski resort, the Hoya de la Mora.
List of Services and Prices Offered by These Two Hostels
|Price pp||16-35 €||25-45 €|
|Ppl per Room||2-6||2-9|
|Parking||yes, 7 €/day||yes, free, exterior|
|Location||Los Peñones||Hoya de la Mora|
Both places are a very good choice for families and groups, although they can perctly host individuals and couples.
They can also provide touristic services, such as ski lessons, guided tours and outdoor activities.
Inturjoven Sierra NevadaThis hostel is not privately onwed. It belongs to the network of youth hostels run by the Junta de Andalucía (regional government) across the region.
It has double, triple and quadruple rooms for couples, families or groups in Sierra Nevada. They rent apartments too.
You need to get the Youth Hostel Card to be able to rent a room here. This card is available at the hostel and online. It costs 5 euros for under 30 years old / 10 euros for adults aged 30 yrs and over.
The Inturjoven Sierra Nevada is well connected with the ski resort thanks to the local bus service. There is a bus stop near the hostel.
The prices include: breakfast, a picnic bag (snack and drink) and dinner.
Prices Year 2020-2021Prices vary a lot depending on the age, the type of room and the date.
Low SeasonDuring low season people under 25 years old and those over 60 would pay 16 euros per night, and adults between 26 and 59 years would pay 20 euros.
Middle SeasonMiddle season rates are 18 euros for uder 25 and over 60 and 22 euros for adults.
High SeasonWhen it is high season prices are 27 euros / 31 euros, reaching 31 euros/35 euros during the most expensive season (usually Christmas and Bank Holiday weekends).
Extra ChargesExtra charges may apply: parking 7 €, double rooms would cost between 2-6 € more, cradles for babies 4 €, towels 2 €, etc ...
If there are no rooms available, you could book a package holiday, which includes food, forfait, 3 hours of ski lessons and equipment rental.
You must bring your own towels or rent them at the hostel for a small fee.
ServicesThe hostel offers a ski rental service, own parking, lockers, internet connection, central heating, 24-hour reception. All rooms have full bathroom.
AddressInturjoven Sierra Nevada is located in a very nice area.
Address: Los Peñones 22, 18196 Sierra Nevada (Granada).
Enquiries and BookingsPhone reservations: (+34) 955 035 886. Email: email@example.com
How to Get to Inturjoven Sierra NevadaTo reach the hostel by car, follow the signs for 'The Peñones'. By bus: more information on Sierra Nevada buses.
Albergue Universitario in Sierra NevadaThe Albergue Universitario is located in the highest area of the ski resort, at an altitude of 2,550 meters. The place is called Peñones de San Francisco/Hoya de la Mora.
It is a bit far from Pradollano (exactly 3 km away), however there are ski lifts connecting with the rest of the ski resort. There are no bus stops nearby and the hostel closes at 24:00.
This mountain lodge can accommodate up to 59 people. It belongs to the University of Granada, but is run by a private company called Nevadensis.
It has a restaurant, coffee shop and a lovely lounge with fireplace.
There are double rooms with a washbasin, and big rooms with bunk beds for groups. Toilets and showers are located in the corridor.
Prices Year 2020-2021Accommodation with half board in winter and during the weekends costs 45 € p.p. for two people, 40 € p.p. for four or six people and 35 € p.p. for nine people.
In winter, from Monday to Friday, it´s 5 euros cheaper. During the spring or summer it only costs 30 €.
They offer a daily lunch for 10 € and you can buy a picnic bag to take away for 7 €.
Prices are quite good if you compare with the the rest of the ski resort.
They organize activities: alpine skiing, cross-country skiing courses, hiking and horse riding routes to discover the unique flora and fauna of the Natural Park and visits to the Astronomical Observatory, which is very close. Some of these activities take place only in the summer or spring.
They also provide a service of ski rental: ski equipment, crampons, snowshoes and piolets.
One of the advantages of this hostel is that is located in one of the best places for sled riding in Sierra Nevada. In fact, Hoya de la Mora is the starting point for many interesting routes.
AddressCarretera de Sierra Nevada, km 36.
For enquiries and bookingsTelephone: 958 480 122
For activities and coursesTelephone: 958 763 127
Location of Albergue Universitario in Sierra Nevada
Page Updated: January 03, 2021
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